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over the world. they're as familiar with china and india and brazil as they are with the town next door. >> rose: tom friedman, you went back to minnesota, your hometown. >> well, charlie, found two things just to pick up on tom brokaw and we both grew up in eating in the same restaurant in m.p. (laughter) on the one hand i found the same kind of excitement tom found. a lot of people, young people doing great innovation and startups in the m.p. area. but here's what i also found, charlie, i spent a day or an afternoon with three minnesota entrepreneurs to talk to them about the skills gap in the country. and it was an incredible conversation, i'll share one slice of it. there was a woman, she and her sister inherited a steel plating company from their father in tracey, minnesota. and a year or two ago they got a contract for arming humvees. putting steel plating on humvees and they went out to find-- had to hire a dozen welders, a dozen welders. and they couldn't find 12 people who could do this welding. she explained welding today is a stem job. it's a science and technology job. you h
and they're selling their products all over the world. they're familiar with china and with india and brazil. >> rose: you went yr home town. >> talking about tom brokaw we went to the same restaurant in minneapolis. on the one hand i found really the same kind of excitement that tom found. a lot of people, young people doing great innovation and start-ups in the minneapolis area much here's what i also found, charlie. i spent a day or an afternoon with three minnesota entrepreneurs to talk to them about their skill gap in the countries. it was an incredibly revealing conversation, i'll just share one slice of it. there was a woman, she and h sier inherited a steel plating company from their father in tracy, minnesota. a year ago they got a contract for army humvees, soothing steel plating on humvee is. they had to hire a dozen welders, a dozen welders. and they couldn't find 12 people who could do this welding. why was that. we think of welding, you put a task on, you have a torch. she said welding is a stem job. it is a science d technology job. you have to understand metallur
who were deported back to india and they started up their comny there and they're opening branches here rather then letting them stay here. >> bit of special interest pleading for the biographers of the world. david says the number one problem we're going to face is iran. that's possible, but if we had been sitting here in 2000 we would not presumably have talked about the effects of the terrorist attacks that happened less than a year later and the foreign policy effects and economic effects so we don't know what the number one foreign policy will be. we can make educated guessing but things happen we don't anticipate that's why the character seems to bring -- but september 11 that's why the character of whoever wins this election is so important. because foreign policy as clinical as we want it to be is a human undertaking. >> rose: what do you mean by character. help us understand what character has to do in terms of -- what are we talking about. >> i think we saw in 2001 that we had a president had who had a stubborn streak, who -- in a way radicalized byvents in the autumn of
with the five billion smart phones. i was in india recently -- >> rose: there's only 7.3 billion people in the world. >> we're so depende on it and it's so easy. think about how it changes everything. it's always in your hand: and as marc andreessen said to you, it's a computer in your pocket. so if you want to search your internet, do e-mail, make a phone call, look up something you want to watch a video, play a game, it's in your hand. and your hand could be a smart phone, a tablet, but it's portable and it follows you everywhere. it just changes everything. then the questions become how to monetize that. can you -- we know how to do a t.v. ad in television, right? we know how to do an ad in a movie theater when you go in and you sit there and when's the movie going to start. but it's primitive how you're going to do an ad on mobile. and that's something that everyone is experimenting with. >> rose: you know what else is exciting about all of this? it's how it's changing our world beyond miniaturization it's how it's changing our world and all the questions that gives expression to ab
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